The District of Port Hardy Council is reviewing policies around Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensaries in Port Hardy in advance of the Federal announcement to legalize July 1, 2018. We need your assistance to help guide the policies.
The Cannabis Advisory Planning Committee has been working on potential recommendations for Council to consider, and have developed the following survey to gather public input on those recommendations.

If you have any questions about this survey, please contact our office at 250-949-6665 or email general@porthardy.ca

To review the background report click here

This survey will be open until January 31, 2018

We welcome your feedback!

* 1. Please tell us a little about yourself (choose all that apply)

* 2. What age bracket best describes you?

* 3. Do you think Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensaries should be permitted in the District of Port Hardy?

* 4. Do you think that the Commercial Zone (pictured below in Orange) is an appropriate location for Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensaries?

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* 5. What potential impacts of Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensaries are of the greatest concern to you?

* 6. Do you think that it is appropriate to limit the amount of Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensaries to 2 in Port Hardy?

* 7. Do you think that Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensaries should be at least 200 metres apart in distance from one another?

* 8. Do you think that Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensaries should be located at least 150 metres from schools and licensed day cares?

* 9. Do you think that Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensaries should be located more than 150 metres from schools and licensed day cares?

* 10. Do you think that Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensaries should be located at least 100 metres from children’s parks (playgrounds) and libraries?

* 11. Do you think that Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensaries should be located more than 100 metres  from children’s parks (playgrounds) and libraries?

* 12. Do you think that Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensaries and related accessory uses (such as the sale of paraphernalia) should be the only use permitted at a dispensary?
Ie: Unable to combine commercial uses such as a general store and dispensary.

* 13. If you are in favour of a Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensary, is the preferred method for approval of a permit through a Council resolution like a development permit?
The procedure for a Development Permit will require Council to review applications at a public Council meeting.

* 14. Do you think that the hours of business should be regulated for Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensaries?
Ie: Hours of Business 8am to 8pm unless approved by application to be open later on certain days.

* 15. Are you in favour of Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensaries allowing consumption on the premises providing that the legalization will allow for this as a permitted use?

* 16. Do you think that the business license applications for Cannabis (Marijuana) Dispensaries should be vetted through Council for approval?

* 17. Do you have any other feedback?

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